Mississippi Gulfcoast Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Mississippi Gulfcoast monument in Biloxi.

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in Biloxi, Mississippi. 

Groundbreaking is scheduled for July 23, 2019 at 10 a.m.

The dedication ceremony is scheduled for November 23, 2019 at 1 pm CST.

Site location:

Hwy 90/Beach Boulevard
Biloxi, MS  39530

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the groundbreaking and/or dedication ceremonies.

Groundbreaking for Gold Star Family Monument

Nora Diane Moore and Tessa Ready are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF).

To learn more about donating to the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact Nora at powmiadaughter@gmail.com or Tessa at tessaready@aol.com

The National Project Manager for HWWMOHF is Mike King—e-mail adress: mike.king@hwwmohf.org.

To make a contribution for this particular monument, click the SUPPORT THIS PROJECT button, contact an Honorary Board Member or contact the HWWMOHF at monument@hwwmohf.org.

Monument Committee Members

Honorary Board Members

Nora Diane Moore
Tessa Ready

Committee Members

Carol Brown
Jane Green
Leonard Scardino

A Gold Star Family member can be any relative: mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, adoptive or foster parents, wife, husband, child, stepchild, adopted child, brothers, sisters, half brothers or sisters, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces or nephews who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMC- Florida

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Hershel "Woody" Williams Medal of Honor Foundation’s of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.